Project Manager - Building & Infrastructure

Location Galway
Discipline: Construction & Engineering
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Brian Doyle

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Job ref: 32531
Published: about 1 month ago

Elite Talent Hub LTD is a specialist in permanent staffing solutions for clients nationwide.

Our client is a leading engineering consultancy with a strong reputation for delivering high-quality engineering solutions. Due to the continued growth in our clients Project Management Team, we are currently recruiting for a Project Manager to join our Building & Infrastructure Division.

This role requires a minimum Level 8 qualification in Engineering (or equivalent qualification appropriate to the tasks assigned). In general, the title may apply to staff that have between 5 and 10 years’ experience depending on the knowledge and skills gained over the course of their career to date. A project Management Specific qualification will be an advantage. This role is available in either our clients Galway or Dublin office.


Duties and Responsibilities:

A Project Manager is expected to take full responsibility for the technical and financial delivery of the project.

In summary, the candidate will be responsible for:


Core Competencies:

  • Demonstrated capability in delivering complex projects both technically and financially.
  • Adept relationship-builder, able to connect with clients and coordinate with multidisciplinary teams and stakeholders.
  • A strategic thinker with a detailed understanding of legal compliance, quality standards, and risk management.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement comprehensive project plans, balancing time, scope, and resources effectively.
  • Enact a robust Quality Management system across the project lifecycle in compliance with QMS/EMS/OHSAS standards.
  • Manage project financials, from budgeting and cash flow forecasting to invoicing clients and overseeing accounts receivables.
  • Uphold our clients reputation by maintaining a vigilant approach to all regulatory and legal project aspects, including health and safety and BCAR compliance.
  • Drive effective internal and external communication, establishing transparent channels and fostering collaborative relationships.
  • Ensure the alignment of project objectives between our client, their clients, and the project team, upholding contractual terms and conditions.
  • Direct the appropriate deployment of our clients management systems and advocate for continuous improvements to these systems.
  • Mentor and support the professional development of project management teams within the company.
  • Championing innovative project management strategies and practices, integrating them into our clients operations to ensure a competitive edge in the industry.
  • Communication with the Client and internally with your own Operations Director / Operations Manager and project team.
  • Cash flow management based on project deliverables and projected (accurate and reliable) invoicing dates in respect of those deliverables, issuing of invoices, client follow-up on invoices, and management of project debtors.
  • To ensure that any new project has a well-defined brief, a WBS, and Client acceptance of the T&Cs (normally a signed contract or fee agreement).
  • To establish an agreed project programme with the Client.
  • To ensure that all team members (including other divisions within our clients company) know what part they play in the project and within what budget they must work (including hours and expenses).
  • To ensure that the company procedures for dealing with sub-consultants are adhered to.
  • To ensure that all designs are prepared by personnel competent to do so and that all designs are independently checked before they are issued to the Client.


Role Development:

  • The Project Manager is expected to be a leader not just in project execution but in the evolution of the project management discipline within our clients company:
  • Lead the adoption of progressive project management methodologies company-wide, adapting to emerging industry trends.
  • Cultivate a knowledge-sharing environment, encouraging the professional growth of junior project management staff.
  • Refine project management frameworks in collaboration with cross-functional teams to scale to various project sizes and complexities.
  • Partake in strategic planning initiatives, aiming to align project goals with the company’s overarching vision and growth objectives.
  • Foster client relationships leading to repeat business through exceptional service delivery and client engagement.
  • Play a pivotal role in the mentorship and development of junior project managers and support staff, fostering a culture of continuous learning and professional growth.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to refine project management frameworks that are adaptive to diverse project scales and complexities, ensuring robust and scalable delivery solutions.
  • Contribute to the strategic planning process by participating in the development of long-term project objectives, aligning with the company’s vision and ambition for growth.


Skills and Abilities:

  • Exceptional command of both written and verbal English communication.
  • Proficiency with project management systems especially our clients in-house tools.
  • In-depth knowledge of construction contracts and consultancy engagement conditions.
  • Sound judgment in proactively seeking assistance acknowledging the strength in collaboration.
  • Good understanding of Design process in local construction projects.



Very attractive benefits package on offer.